Strategy and Transactions- Turnaround and Restructuring Services- Director

EY

Job Description

Strategy & Transactions – EY Parthenon – Turnaround and Restructuring, Director

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Director within EY-Parthenon you will help make that happen.  You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions.  The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies:  Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy.  In Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy, our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of restructuring specialists who deliver high quality advice to our clients.

The opportunity

Our global network of Turnaround and Restructuring professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Our Turnaround and Restructuring team is fully integrated both within our wider Strategy & Transactions practice and our firm as a whole, and our clients reap the benefits of this broad range of knowledge, skills and experience. We work on the basis of creating long-term relationships with our clients and our teams work closely with them to understand their short and long-term goals - being there at every stage to identify problems and recommend and implement solutions that deliver measurable results.

Your key responsibilities

As a Director, you will help clients evaluate capital options, capture greater transaction value and achieve strategic objectives - whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business, dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management. You'll work to prepare comprehensive financial reviews of company's operations, attend legal proceedings, engage in judicial management, support liquidation processes as well as advise clients on corporate risk management issues.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - lead project teams comprising colleagues from across the Strategy & Transactions sub service lines.

  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Business Development - drive client pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.

  • People Development - coach and mentor team members to support achievement of their career goals.

  • Building Relationships - strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience.

  • Experience interacting with client c-suite and senior management teams to understand and evaluate key business issues including liquidity position, cash flow needs, and potential financial and operational challenges.
  • Experience identifying data to prepare detailed complex financial analyses, including 13-week cash flow models, to understand the client’s liquidity positions, cash flow needs and financial viability.
  • Experience in developing financial and operational strategies to affect a financial and/or operational turnaround to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return.

  • Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to create robust and flexible financial models based on client’s financial and operational information to drive key decisions and strategies.

  • Able to work under high pressure and adapt to a dynamic working environment.

  • Excellent problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English language.

  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Auditing/ corporate restructuring experience.

  • Client facing experience from a professional services background.

What we look for

We're interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients' goals and think creatively to facilitate them - often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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